Management of Cardiff Works and Matrix (contract for temporary agency) workers was transferred from Human Resources to Housing and Communities in April 2019.
The overarching vision behind the transfer, was to forge new ties and fully align opportunities between theInto Work services, Cardiff Works and the other agency provision. This would include guaranteed interviews, work placements and into work clients being given priority with any emerging opportunities.
Matrix have been supplying the Council with agency staff since December 2016. The contract ends on 7th September 2019.
The service area need to carry out a full service review to understand exactly what is required from the service provider and how best to add value to the contract, prior to any recommissioning taking place. It is proposed in order for this to be done a direct award to Matrix be made for 12 months. It is intended that the new contract should be in place by September 2020
Decision type: Key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/06/2019
Decision due: 11 Jul 2019 by Cabinet
Scrutiny Consideration: Amber/Amber